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From: Martin Weiser (weiser_at_[hidden])
Date: 2002-02-13 06:00:01

Dear Peter,

On Wednesday, 13. February 2002 10:57, Peter Schmitteckert (boost) wrote:
> > Conclusion: While I'd like to see some boost-style AD library in
> > boost, I do suspect your current library design is not sufficient to
> > satisfy any but the most basic needs. I'd like to encourage you to
> > extend the design of your library to handle differentiation wrt
> > several variables before submitting it to boost.
> Don't worry, as I said, it's only a first step,
> and the reason I posted it was to get some comments,
> before doing stupid things.
> My plans are:
> 1) implement a taylor series with respect to one variable
> 2) implement differentiation with respect to >1 variables.

Great. Although not an AD expert, I might be able to contribute a little
bit to topic 2), as time permits.


Dr. Martin Weiser            Zuse Institute Berlin
weiser_at_[hidden]                Scientific Computing     Numerical Analysis and Modelling

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